OnePlus 3T price and release date

It's been just 5 months since OnePlus dropped its surprising OnePlus 3: a well-polished phone with flagship-grade Snapdragon 820 system chip, a whopping 6GB of RAM and a refined design.

But - true to its slogan - it did not settle, and has now introduced the OnePlus 3T. Why? Simple: the Snapdragon 821, the next most powerful system chip went out and OnePlus did not want to keep its consumers stuck with an older chip. It has made some other small, but welcome improvements along the way, but also hiked the prices a bit.

Don't worry, the OnePlus 3T is still our top pick in the value-for-money category. Take a look at the OnePlus 3T prices and see how they compare against two other phones with comparable specs.

Good news is that the OnePlus 3T is officially available in the United States, the UK and Europe (it's also coming to India at an undisclosed date later), and it comes with an officially warranty and support. So when can you get it?

Here is the official OnePlus 3T release date across various markets:

  • November 22nd in the United States and Canada
  • November 28th in the United Kingdom and Europe
  • Coming later on (no release date announced) to India

In the United States, the 3T will work on AT&T and T-Mobile with full support for their 4G LTE bands. Unfortunately, the phone does not support CDMA, so it will not work on Verizon Wireless and Sprint.

OnePlus will also hold its pop-up events for the 3T in a couple of cities in Europe, and it's a holding an AMA event on Reddit on November 22nd, the date when it goes on sale. Expect Carl Pei and other top OnePlus executives to answer all the questions that build up around the OnePlus 3T then, and in the meantime feel free to check out the 7 new features of the phone over the OnePlus 3.

Related phones

  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3400 mAh



1. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Bit expensive, they can't sustain low pricing.

2. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Expensive compared to what?

4. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Compared to more reliable branded mid-range and previous flagships.

5. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Reliable mid range that performs slightly better than lower end phones? So, what you're saying is Apple, Samsung, LG etc are justified in selling their phones twice more expensive cause they've been around longer?

14. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

I am pretty sure OnePlus has 0 profits or a tiny one. The only point of OnePlus is to try and build a brand name that might help its parent company Oppo when it decides to go fully worldwide.

3. PEsteves8

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 16, 2016

Well Xiaomi's Mi5s phones are less expensive, right? What are good reasons to choose the Oneplus 3(t)? (I'm actually curious, cause generally speaking, Xiaomi's phones are better when it comes to hardware/price relationship and I'm looking to buy a new phone)

6. Victor.H

Posts: 1076; Member since: May 27, 2011

Xiaomi is often mentioned as a good option for budget buyers, but there are a few important reasons to consider. First and foremost, Xiaomi is not officially sold in the United States and Europe. That means no official service or repairs, you're on your own. Second, it's imported for much higher prices than the advertized ones in China. Third, it does not fully support 4G LTE bands for all carriers. Fourth, it does not work properly with push notifications and you won't be able to get messages from popular apps like Viber. There are a few other considerations, but these are the most important ones. The OnePlus and other phones sold officially in the US and Europe don't have such issues.

10. jemeljsh

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 16, 2016

Victor H. makes some valid points. Since I have been shipping few china phones, including xiaomi phones from ibuygou and tradingshenzen I could not agree more! The most important CON is the fact that you have to pay import tax (if applied) and VAT (value added tax) which makes those seemingly cheap phones very close to flagship phone prices freely available locally. OnePlus on the other-hand has its warehouses both in EU and in USA, so if you are either of those parts of the world no additional taxes will be applied.

13. thedrunkencow

Posts: 19; Member since: Mar 02, 2015

I believe that the camera is better on the oneplus and also i prefer the software experience much more on the OP3. Also the battery life should be better on the op3t

15. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Xiaomi camera's suck. They really suck. There isnt a single Xiaomi phone so far that can be considered a great camera phone. From what I know OnePlus has a really good camera.

7. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Okay, Snappy 821 and 6 Gigs for 439 Yankee "Bukazoids" (Space Quest, anyone? No? Roger Willco, perhaps?)... I must say that the pricing is SPOT ON...! But then again, it doesn't have TouchWiz™ , eh? Nor does it have Pixel like features... I like to think of it as a Nexus from another... Err... Well... God, what I've gotten myself into... Let me rephrase myself: Its a Nexus without The Google's "Blessings"... Anyhow, its a decent phone albeit a tad on the BLAND & BORING side... Funny because about a month or so ago, I was a STOCK ANDROID PATRIOT...! In love with my SAMSUNG™ GALAXY™ S6™ and its TouchWiz™ .. Oh well...™ G'Day!™


Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Oh man, you must be from a different planet. Amusing, though, I admit.

8. Ticklemyfancy

Posts: 214; Member since: Oct 09, 2016

Well , now you forget India, huh , OnePlus? India is the second biggest market for OnePlus.They better come with no increase in price compared to other countries!

9. aljololzz

Posts: 85; Member since: Nov 07, 2016

this is great

11. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

Sd821 is similar to 801

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